Pierre Salinger on Khruschev backdown on Cuba
(1) Assistant Defense Secretary Arthur Sylvester announces that an American Military reconnaissance plane flying over Cuba "is missing and presumed lost." (10/27). (2) Rev. Sydney Lansing of Franklin, NJ, a self-described "lone crusader" among a crowd picketing about the Cuban Missile Crisis (unknown interviewer, 10/27). (3) West Berlin Mayor Willy Brandt praises President Kennedy's "firm and responsible" stand on Cuba (10/28). (4) White House Press Secretary Pierre Salinger reads President Kennedy's response to Soviet Premier Khrushchev's offer to stop building bases and dismantling offensive weapons in Cuba (10/28). (5) Radio Moscow announcement of Castro's "5 Points" for settlement of Cuban situation (10/28). (6) Assistant Defense Secretary Sylvester tells a news conference that the U.S. has boarded the freighter "Marucla," bound for Cuba, no offensive weapons were found (10/26). (7) Assistant Defense Secretary Sylvester explains the delay in analyzing reconnaissance photos taken over Cuba (10/30). (8) Telephone interview with Sherri Chessen (then Sherri Finkbine) two months after obtaining an abortion in Sweden after learning that the thalidomide she had been taking had caused serious fetal deformities in her pregnancy (unknown interviewer, 11/1). (9) President Kennedy, in a live television and radio speech, says that the missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled and that the naval quarantine will remain in effect (11/2).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) audio tapes
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sound tape reel
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Catalog Key: bcast-077067; Other: 0492-MMC
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